Period
to 24 May 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for SIEM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SIEM over the 6 months to 24 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
England > South East
6 months to
24 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 214 277 306
Rank change year-on-year +63 +29 +56
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 217 274 270
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.30% 1.04% 0.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.42% 1.14% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 166 233 164
Median annual salary £52,500 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.70% - +9.52%
10th Percentile £36,250 £38,750 £34,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £77,500 £79,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000

SIEM is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 15,248 24,074 27,371
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 91.19% 91.61% 90.18%
Number of salaries quoted 12,204 19,359 22,654
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

SIEM
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing SIEM as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for SIEM in the South East

SIEM
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SIEM in the South East.

Salary trend for SIEM in the South East

SIEM
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing SIEM in the South East over the 6 months to 24 May 2020.

Salary histogram for SIEM in the South East

SIEM
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SIEM within the South East region over the 6 months to 24 May 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +94 88 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Thames Valley +3 57 £60,000 +9.09% 1
Berkshire +4 47 £60,000 +9.09%
Surrey +32 27 £73,750 +22.92% 1
Kent +34 17 £55,000 -21.43%
East Sussex +20 14 £46,500 -22.50%
Buckinghamshire +24 9 £47,500 -13.64% 1
West Sussex +30 8 £52,500 +8.70%
SIEM
England

For the 6 months to 24 May 2020, IT jobs citing SIEM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South East region with a requirement for SIEM.

1 111 (51.15%) Security Operations
2 91 (41.94%) Cybersecurity
3 89 (41.01%) Firewall
3 89 (41.01%) Security Cleared
4 77 (35.48%) Security Operations Centre
5 74 (34.10%) SC Cleared
6 61 (28.11%) LogRhythm
7 60 (27.65%) Information Security
8 54 (24.88%) Security Management
9 52 (23.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 44 (20.28%) QRadar
11 43 (19.82%) Splunk
11 43 (19.82%) ITIL
12 40 (18.43%) CISSP
13 38 (17.51%) Network Security
14 35 (16.13%) ArcSight
15 33 (15.21%) Threat Intelligence
16 30 (13.82%) CISM
17 27 (12.44%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
17 27 (12.44%) Vulnerability Management
18 26 (11.98%) Cisco
18 26 (11.98%) Windows
18 26 (11.98%) NIST
19 24 (11.06%) Project Management
19 24 (11.06%) PCI DSS
19 24 (11.06%) Intrusion Detection
19 24 (11.06%) Security Monitoring
20 23 (10.60%) CEH
21 22 (10.14%) AWS
21 22 (10.14%) Python

SIEM
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (1.84%) Confluence
1 4 (1.84%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.38%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.46%) IIS
3 1 (0.46%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.46%) nginx
Applications
1 9 (4.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.92%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.46%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 22 (10.14%) AWS
2 19 (8.76%) Azure
3 15 (6.91%) SaaS
4 14 (6.45%) IaaS
4 14 (6.45%) PaaS
5 10 (4.61%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.92%) Office 365
7 1 (0.46%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.46%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.46%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 89 (41.01%) Firewall
2 38 (17.51%) Network Security
3 24 (11.06%) Intrusion Detection
4 13 (5.99%) Wireshark
5 9 (4.15%) BGP
5 9 (4.15%) Multicast
5 9 (4.15%) OSPF
6 8 (3.69%) DNS
6 8 (3.69%) MPLS
6 8 (3.69%) TCP/IP
6 8 (3.69%) tcpdump
7 7 (3.23%) Cisco IOS
7 7 (3.23%) IOS XR
7 7 (3.23%) NX-OS
7 7 (3.23%) VPN
8 6 (2.76%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (2.76%) Cisco ISE
8 6 (2.76%) HTTP
8 6 (2.76%) Internet
8 6 (2.76%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.38%) MySQL
2 2 (0.92%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.46%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (1.84%) JIRA
2 3 (1.38%) IDA Disassembler
General
1 12 (5.53%) Public Sector
2 11 (5.07%) Military
3 10 (4.61%) Retail
4 9 (4.15%) Finance
5 3 (1.38%) Aerospace
5 3 (1.38%) Local Government
6 2 (0.92%) Advertising
7 1 (0.46%) Police
Job Titles
1 94 (43.32%) Analyst
2 79 (36.41%) Security Analyst
3 39 (17.97%) Security Engineer
4 33 (15.21%) SIEM Analyst
5 29 (13.36%) ArcSight Analyst
5 29 (13.36%) Splunk Analyst
6 25 (11.52%) Architect
7 22 (10.14%) SOC Analyst
8 21 (9.68%) Security Architect
9 19 (8.76%) SIEM Engineer
10 18 (8.29%) SOC Engineer
11 16 (7.37%) Network Engineer
12 15 (6.91%) Consultant
12 15 (6.91%) Operations Analyst
12 15 (6.91%) Security Operations Analyst
13 14 (6.45%) Information Analyst
13 14 (6.45%) Information Security Analyst
14 12 (5.53%) Cybersecurity Consultant
14 12 (5.53%) Security Consultant
15 11 (5.07%) Cybersecurity Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.15%) Regular Expression
2 5 (2.30%) ModSecurity
3 2 (0.92%) .NET
4 1 (0.46%) Ajax
4 1 (0.46%) CSS
4 1 (0.46%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (0.46%) HTML
4 1 (0.46%) jQuery
4 1 (0.46%) Laravel
4 1 (0.46%) LDAP
4 1 (0.46%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (0.46%) Memcached
4 1 (0.46%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 77 (35.48%) Security Operations Centre
2 20 (9.22%) Management Information System
3 16 (7.37%) PKI
4 11 (5.07%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (3.23%) Cyberthreat
5 7 (3.23%) Data Protection Act
6 6 (2.76%) Cyber Kill Chain
7 5 (2.30%) Cyber Defence
8 4 (1.84%) Algorithms
8 4 (1.84%) Cloud Native
8 4 (1.84%) Data Centre
8 4 (1.84%) e-Learning
8 4 (1.84%) Hybrid Cloud
8 4 (1.84%) Social Media
8 4 (1.84%) Wiki
9 3 (1.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 2 (0.92%) BYOD
10 2 (0.92%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (0.92%) Public Cloud
10 2 (0.92%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 26 (11.98%) Windows
2 18 (8.29%) Linux
3 8 (3.69%) Unix
4 1 (0.46%) Mac OS
4 1 (0.46%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (51.15%) Security Operations
2 91 (41.94%) Cybersecurity
3 60 (27.65%) Information Security
4 54 (24.88%) Security Management
5 43 (19.82%) ITIL
6 33 (15.21%) Threat Intelligence
7 27 (12.44%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
7 27 (12.44%) Vulnerability Management
8 24 (11.06%) Project Management
8 24 (11.06%) Security Monitoring
9 21 (9.68%) TOGAF
10 20 (9.22%) Incident Management
11 18 (8.29%) Business Continuity
11 18 (8.29%) Kalman Filter
11 18 (8.29%) Performance Management
11 18 (8.29%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 17 (7.83%) Malware Analysis
12 17 (7.83%) OWASP
13 16 (7.37%) SABSA
13 16 (7.37%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 22 (10.14%) Python
2 20 (9.22%) PowerShell
3 14 (6.45%) Perl
4 9 (4.15%) C#
5 7 (3.23%) C
5 7 (3.23%) Java
5 7 (3.23%) Ruby
6 6 (2.76%) JavaScript
6 6 (2.76%) PHP
7 5 (2.30%) VBA
8 4 (1.84%) Bash Shell
8 4 (1.84%) SQL
9 2 (0.92%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 89 (41.01%) Security Cleared
2 74 (34.10%) SC Cleared
3 40 (18.43%) CISSP
4 30 (13.82%) CISM
5 23 (10.60%) CEH
6 20 (9.22%) Degree
7 19 (8.76%) CCNP
7 19 (8.76%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (5.53%) CompTIA Security+
8 12 (5.53%) DV Cleared
9 10 (4.61%) SANS
10 9 (4.15%) GSEC
11 8 (3.69%) Master's Degree
12 7 (3.23%) GIAC
13 6 (2.76%) SSCP
14 5 (2.30%) CCNA
14 5 (2.30%) CISA
14 5 (2.30%) CISMP
14 5 (2.30%) Network+ Certification
15 4 (1.84%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (23.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 26 (11.98%) NIST
3 24 (11.06%) PCI DSS
4 20 (9.22%) GDPR
5 14 (6.45%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 14 (6.45%) JSP 440
6 7 (3.23%) Cyber Essentials
7 5 (2.30%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 5 (2.30%) NIST 800
7 5 (2.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (1.38%) COBIT
8 3 (1.38%) COSO
8 3 (1.38%) NCSC
9 2 (0.92%) SLA
10 1 (0.46%) GAMP
10 1 (0.46%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 7 (3.23%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.30%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 44 (20.28%) QRadar
2 14 (6.45%) Nessus
3 5 (2.30%) FortiGate
4 4 (1.84%) Nmap
4 4 (1.84%) Stealthwatch
5 2 (0.92%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (0.92%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (0.92%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.92%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.46%) CASB
6 1 (0.46%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (0.46%) Kibana
6 1 (0.46%) logstash
6 1 (0.46%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (0.46%) SCCM
Vendors
1 61 (28.11%) LogRhythm
2 43 (19.82%) Splunk
3 35 (16.13%) ArcSight
4 26 (11.98%) Cisco
5 13 (5.99%) CheckPoint
6 10 (4.61%) VMware
7 8 (3.69%) Juniper
8 7 (3.23%) BT
9 6 (2.76%) Blue Coat
9 6 (2.76%) Fortinet
9 6 (2.76%) Microsoft
9 6 (2.76%) Qualys
10 5 (2.30%) CA
10 5 (2.30%) Palo Alto
11 4 (1.84%) Capita
11 4 (1.84%) Forcepoint
11 4 (1.84%) McAfee
11 4 (1.84%) Thales
11 4 (1.84%) Virgin Media
12 3 (1.38%) SolarWinds